(Sarah Blesener)
(Sarah Blesener)
The coronavirus vaccine will likely be cheaper and easier to store than the others being developed.

Daniel Cordier, French Resistance hero, dies at 100

He was an indefatigable assistant to legendary resistance leader Jean Moulin.
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Biden picks Alejandro Mayorkas, a son of Jewish Cuban refugees, to lead the Department of Homeland Security

Mayorkas was second-in-command at DHS under President Barack Obama. He would be the first immigrant and first Hispanic American to lead the department.

What’s reopened and what’s still restricted in 16 cities around the world

Post correspondents and contributors check on the progress of reopening from lockdowns in cities across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.
Only the United States and the Soviet Union have successfully brought lunar material back to Earth.
Netanyahu met with the Saudi crown prince during the secret visit, first reported by Israeli media.
The attack on a Saudi Aramco oil storage facility did not bring an immediate response from Saudi officials.
The meeting provides an indication of the pontiff’s priorities — and of the reach of athlete activism in the United States.
Violence is escalating in Ethiopia, where Abiy Ahmed, a leader once lauded internationally for his reform agenda, faces the specter of civil war.
For the Armenian soldiers who survived Nagorno-Karabakh’s brief and brutal war, peace is as bitter as fighting on.
More than 17,000 cargo workers were tested for the virus on Sunday after a cluster of seven cases.
President Trump’s turn on the world stage ends not with a bang or a whimper, but the closing of a browser window.
He starred in 14 feature films by Ray, one of India’s most acclaimed directors, including “The World of Apu,” “Charulata” and “Days and Nights in the Forest.”
Leaders at the two-day gathering represented nations topping the world in infection rates.
Many stargazers will miss December’s total solar eclipse amid the Geminids meteor shower because of travel restrictions imposed by Chile and Argentina.
The opening day of the virtual G-20 summit drew contrasts with Trump’s go-it-alone approach.
Afghan officials fear the reduced troop numbers and base closures could mean less U.S. support in future battles against an emboldened Taliban.
This year, the summit, hosted by Riyadh, has gone digital.
The rocket attack, the largest Kabul has seen in years, comes as security is deteriorating in the Afghan capital.
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Western Union has closed its 407 locations across Cuba, a sanctions-driven move that will leave thousands bereft of remittances on an island that depends heavily on them — or force them to use less reliable ways to bring in money
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President-elect Joe Biden’s pick of Linda Thomas-Greenfield as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations reflects his intent to return to a more traditional role at the world body as well as offer an olive branch to a beleaguered diplomatic corps
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The General Services Administration has ascertained that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election
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Greece’s health minister says the government is set to extend its lockdown measures beyond the end of November given the spread of COVID-19 and the pressure on hospitals
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A South African judge said he will file a criminal complaint against former South African president Jacob Zuma after he staged a dramatic walkout while attending a commission of inquiry looking into corruption during his tenure from 2009 to 2018
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